One Year Bible Readings
September 6 - September 12
6 Song of Solomon 1:1-4:16: “The Banquet,” “The Beloved’s Request,” “A Troubled Night,” and
“The Coming of Solomon.”
“The song of songs, which is Solomon’s.” (Song of Solomon 1:1 NKJV)
2 Corinthians 8:16-24: “Collection for the Judean Saints.”
Psalm 50:1-23: “God the Righteous Judge.” A Psalm of Asaph.
“Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me. Whoever offers praise glorifies Me; and to him who orders his conduct aright
I will show the salvation of God.” (Psalm 50:15 and 23 NKJV)
Proverbs 22:22-23: “Sayings of the Wise.”
“Do not rob the poor because he is poor, nor oppress the afflicted at the gate;
for the Lord will plead their cause, and plunder the soul of those
who plunder them.” (Proverbs 22:22-23 NKJV)
7 Song of Solomon 5:1-8:14: “The Coming of Solomon,” “The Shulamite’s Troubled Evening,” “Praise of the
Shulamite’s Beauty,” “Expressions of Praise,” and “Love Renewed in Lebanon.”
“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” (Song of Solomon 6:3a NKJV)
2 Corinthians 9:1-15: “Administering the Gift,” and “The Cheerful Giver.”
“But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.”
(2 Corinthians 9:6-7 NKJV)
Psalm 51:1-19: “A Prayer of Repentance.” A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take
Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation,
and uphold me by Your generous Spirit.” (Psalm 51:10-12 NKJV)
Proverbs 22:24-25: “Sayings of the Wise.”
“Make no friendship with an angry man, and with a furious man do not go,
lest you learn his ways and set a snare for your soul.” (Proverbs 22:24-25 NKJV)
8 Isaiah 1:1-2:22: “The Wickedness of Judah,” “The Degenerate City,” “The Future House of God,” and “The Day of the Lord.”
“For the day of the Lord of hosts shall come upon everything proud and lofty...
The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.” (Isaiah 2:12-17 NKJV)
2 Corinthians 10:1-18: “The Spiritual War,” “Reality of Paul’s Authority,” and “Limits of Paul’s Authority.”
“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh.
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.” (2 Corinthians 10:3-5 NKJV)
Psalm 52:1-9: “The End of the Wicked and the Peace of the Godly.” A Contemplation of David.
“But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the mercy of God forever and ever. I will praise You forever, Because You have done it; and in the presence of Your saints I will wait on Your name, for it is good.” (Psalm 52:8-9 NKJV)
Proverbs 22:26-27: “Sayings of the Wise.”
9 Isaiah 3:1-5:30: “Judgment on Judah and Jerusalem,” “Oppression and Luxury Condemned,”
“The Renewal of Zion,” “God’s Disappointing Vineyard,” and
“Impending Judgment on Excesses.”
“Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil.” (Isaiah 5:20a NKJV)
2 Corinthians 11:1-15: “Concern for Their Faithfulness,” and “Paul and False Apostles.”
Psalm 53:1-6: “Folly of the Godless, and the Restoration of Israel.” A Contemplation of David.
“The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” (Psalm 53:1a NKJV)
Proverbs 22:28-29: “Sayings of the Wise.”
“Do you see a man who excels in his work? He will stand before kings;
he will not stand before unknown men.” (Proverbs 22:29 NKJV)
10 Isaiah 6:1-7:25: “Isaiah Called to Be a Prophet,” “Isaiah Sent to King Ahaz,” and
“The Immanuel Prophecy.”
“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I send,
and who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I! Send me.’” (Isaiah 6:8 NKJV)
2 Corinthians 11:16-33: “Reluctant Boasting,” and “Suffering for Christ.”
Psalm 54:1-7: “Answered Prayer for Deliverance from Adversaries.” A Contemplation of David.
“I will freely sacrifice to You; I will praise Your name, O Lord, for it is good.
For He has delivered me out of all trouble; and my eye has seen its desire
upon my enemies.” (Psalm 54:6-7 NKJV)
Proverbs 23:1-3: “Sayings of the Wise.”
11 Isaiah 8:1-9:21: “Assyria Will Invade the Land,” “Fear God, Heed His Word,”
“The Government of the Promised Son,” and “The Punishment of Samaria.”
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in
the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined.” (Isaiah 9:2 NKJV)
2 Corinthians 12:1-10: “The Vision of Paradise,” and “The Thorn in the Flesh.”
“And He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities,
in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake.
For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:9-10 NKJV)
Psalm 55:1-23: “Trust in God Concerning the Treachery of Friends.” A Contemplation of David.
“Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you; He shall never permit
the righteous to be moved.” (Psalm 55:22 NKJV)
Proverbs 23:4-5: “Sayings of the Wise.”
12 Isaiah 10:1-11:16: “The Punishment of Samaria,” “Arrogant Assyria Also Judged,”
“The Returning Remnant of Israel,” and “The Reign of Jesse’s Offspring.”
“There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots. The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him...And in that day there shall be a Root of Jesse, who shall stand as a banner to the people; for the Gentiles shall seek Him, and His resting place shall be glorious...He will set up a banner for the nations, and will assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.” (Isaiah 11:1-2, 10 and 12 NKJV)
2 Corinthians 12:11-21: “Signs of an Apostle,” and “Love for the Church.”
Psalm 56:1-13: “Prayer for Relief from Tormentors.” A Michtam of David.
“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?” (Psalm 56:3 and 11 NKJV)
Proverbs 23:6-8: “Sayings of the Wise.”
“For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. ‘Eat and drink!’ he says to you, but his heart is not with you.” (Proverbs 23:7 NKJV)